Late Christopher Opoku goes home July 15

The Opoku family has fixed July 15-16 as dates for the final funeral rites of the late sports journalist, Christopher Nana Opoku. Opoku, who is the brain behind Footy-Ghana.com and last worked for Accra-based Citi FM, passed on to glory on May 10, 2017 in London. The pre-burial rites will take place in the morning

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I am ready to serve Kotoko in any capacity – Ntow Gyan

Ex-Ghana international, Ntow Gyan has declared his readiness to assist former club Kumasi Asante Kotoko in any capacity. Speaking to Sunyani-based Suncity radio, the CAF License ‘A’ holder indicated that the poor performances of the Kumasi giants in domestic and particularly, African Club Competitions are not encouraging. This, he said, calls for every son of

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2016/17 MTN FA Cup: Local derbies dominate Round of 64 draw [SEE FIXTURES]

Reigning FA Cup champions, Bechem United begin their title defense at home to third tier side Young Wise in the 2016/17 edition of the competition. The draw for the Round of 64 of the revived competition was held at the Ghana FA secretariat on Thursday morning, throwing up some interesting regional derbies. This round of

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Ghana’s Francis Adjei joins Vestri FC in Iceland

Former AshantiGold attacker Francis Adjei has signed for Vestri FC in Iceland’s Second Division. The 20-year-old left-footed winger who had stints with the Black Satellites and the Local Black Stars impressed on trials before landing his deal. “Vestri is a very ambitious club and we are working hard for success this season. Signing with the

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Ghana, US discuss July friendly

Ghana and the United States are in talks for an international friendly, supersport.com has reported. The match which will be between the Black Stars and the Yanks has been proposed for Connecticut in July. In an interview with supersport.com, vice-chairman for the management of the Ghana senior men’s team, Wilfred Osei indicated that new coach

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Black Stars: Le Roy backs returnee Kwasi Appiah to succeed

Togo coach Claude Le Roy believes new Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah has the quality to succeed in his second coming. Appiah was named by the Ghana FA ahead of Willy Sagnol and Hugo Broos last Tuesday. Hailing the decision to re-appoint the ex-Asante Kotoko defender who was his protégé at the Ghana national team nine

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Swansea to bid for Andy Yiadom

Premier League survival battlers Swansea City are reported to be on the heels of Ghana international Andy Yiadom. The 25-year-old has been a regular for Championship side Barnsley since his free agent summer 2016 move from Barnet. Yiadom’s impressive performance earned him a surprise call-up to the Ghana national team fold for the 2017 Africa

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Nyantakyi: ‘Kwasi Appiah will have two assistants’

President of the Ghana Football Association has confirmed that returnee coach of the Black Stars, Kwasi Appiah will have two assistants. Maxwell Konadu, who served as an assistant during Appiah’s first stint between May 2012 and September 2014, is favoured by the Ghana FA to keep his job while the incoming coach has proposed Ibrahim

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Sagnol demanded $70k for Black Stars job

Former French international Willy Sagnol’s high demands and experience affected his chances for the Ghana national team job, according to SuperSport. Sagnol, once a Bayern Munich defender, wanted a $70,000 take home per month if he landed the job, our sources reveal. “He asked to be paid $70,000 and was not ready to beat it

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GFA budget for national teams reaches $14.5m – Sports Minister

The Ghana Football Association will need a sum of GH¢63 million (US$14,482,835) to run the activities of all national teams for the year 2017. This was contained in a detailed request presented to government, new Sports Minister Isaac Asiamah has indicated. Speaking at the launch of Ghana’s participation in next year’s Commonwealth Games on Tuesday,

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